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Home Depot PRINCIPAL DEVOP'S Engineer in Houston, Texas

DEVOPS PRINCIPAL ENGINEER SUMMARY

We are looking for a DevOps Principal Engineer to join our growing organization. In this technical lead position, you will be responsible for the development, maintenance, support, and security of the cloud infrastructure. You will also help to influence deployments and processes within the Software Development Lifecycle. A keen attention to detail, problem-solving abilities, and solid knowledge base are essential. Whether it is working customer ticket requests, spinning up new servers, or giving a presentation to leadership, this role will do it all.

MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITIES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

40% - Delivery and Execution

  • This is a hands-on role! Nothing is off limits when it comes to helping the customer.

  • On-Call responsibilities are part of a 24/7 ecommerce environment.

  • Identify bottlenecks and bugs, and devise solutions to these problems.

  • Responsible for Infrastructure CI/CD pipeline.

  • Troubleshoot production issues and coordinate with the development team to resolve issues.

35% - Technical Strategy and Planning

  • Utilize expert knowledge in security, networking, performance, scalability, enterprise system architecture, and engineering best practices to deliver a solid cloud experience.

  • Leverage new technology paradigms (e.g., serverless, containers, microservices).

  • Use Infrastructure as Code (puppet and terraform preferred) to simplify IT work.

  • Document of processes, environments, and tooling.

  • Evaluates new technologies for adoption across the enterprise. Demonstrates knowledge of industry trends.

25% - Leadership and communications

  • Work directly with Infrastructure and Developers across the enterprise.

  • Provide technical guidance and educate team members and coworkers on DevOps/Operations.

  • Collaborate with Developers to improvement development delivery.

  • Helps teams find creative ways to solve problems and to meet tight deadlines.

  • Presents on key topics to peers, the business, executives and the public.

NATURE AND SCOPE

Typically report to Manager, Information Technology

No direct responsibility for supervising others.

ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS

Environment:

Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

Travel:

Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Additional Environmental Job Requirements: MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must be eighteen years of age or older.

Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.

Additional Minimum Qualifications:

Education Required:

The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

Years of Relevant Work Experience: 5 years

Physical Requirements:

Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES, AND COMPETENCIES

  • Extended experienced in incident response and root cause analysis service disruptions.

  • Proven Amazon cloud architecture experience.

  • Minimum AWS certified ‘ Solutions Architect ’ or ‘ SysOps Administrator ’. AWS certified ‘ Solutions Architect Professional ’ or ‘ DevOps Engineer Professional ’ preferred. Azure and/or Google certifications are a plus.

  • Strong understanding of CI/CD Pipelines in a distributed environment using tools like GitHub, Jenkins, TeamCity, etc.

  • Experience with Windows/Linux infrastructures, database SQL (MS SQL), scripting languages such as Python, PowerShell, and/or Golang.

  • Up-to-date on latest industry trends; able to articulate trends and potential clearly and confidently.

  • Familiarity with CDN/Proxy.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

  • Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently. Helps other do the same.

  • Familiar with various design and architectural patterns.

  • Understands fundamental design principles behind a scalable application.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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